Transactions of the Illinois State Agricultural Society

Transactions of the Illinois State Agricultural Society

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...for jelly and jam. RASPBEERIEB. Mr. N. J. Ooleman--Raises for market to considerable extent; would recommend very highly the American black cap; has several acres of them very productive; American yellow, similar, except in color, to foregoing, is of very fine flavor. Mr. Myers, of Booneville, Missouri, cultivates it to a considerable extent; considers it superior to all others. Brinckle's orange is one of the most productive varieties; bears too profusely, so as to kill bushes; would advise to cut off bushes nearly to the ground first season; they then throw up vigorous shoots; protects them in winter. Allen raspberry fruited for the first time this season; thinks highly of it from limited ex erience; canes upright, needs no staking, berry large and firm. 'irtlands seedling (so called) is very fine, large, more conical than Allen--thinks highly of it. Cattawissa---believes this the greatest acquisition that has been made to our list of raspberries: received one hundred last year from Joshua Pierce, VVashington, D. (1.; this fall bore an enormous crop, ripening in succession fast enough for market purposes, where a erson had a quantity of bushes; would not cultivate Ohio ever earing at all if he could get Cattawissa. All the above varieties have proved satisfactory. Mr. Phoenix--If so much better than Ohio everbearing, would be glad to form an acquaintance with Cattawissa. Ohio everbearitpg is recommended at the east, his experience has coincided with 6ll'l. Mr. N. J. Coleman--Ohio everbearing is discarded at Cincinnati. Mr. Galusha--Has tried Franconi, Fastolf, red Antwerp and some others, all too tender; farmers will not cover them. Mr. Kennicott--Tried Mr. Galusha's list--let them all go; Brinckle's orange is...
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  • Paperback | 290 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 522g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236922743
  • 9781236922748